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biosafety

[¦bī·ō¦sāf·tē]
(biology)
The establishment and maintenance of safe conditions in a biological research laboratory to ensure that pathogenic microbes are contained (and not released to workers or the environment).
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The main purpose of bio-safety is to ensure the safety of the mankind and the environment from the hazards causing changes taking place in the biological system.
It was noted that the industry on the basis of sustainable development, environmental protection, the implementation of capacity-building programs for bio-safety refers to the number of the main objectives of Turkmenistan in the sphere of ecology.
He was addressing a seminar on bio-safety guidelines at FC College here.
He further said that the TB Control Program has laid the foundation of state of the art Bio-safety Laboratory at Hayatabad Medical Complex which is a vital initiative in health sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa supported by Germen Government.
The MoU includes cooperation in various fields that include combatting marine oil pollution, implementing joint programs in the fields of combatting pollution, as well as executing joint programs in biodiversity, bio-safety, environmental tourism and management for environmentally sensitive areas, such as mangroves, coral reefs and sanctuaries, as well as technology transfer on industrial water treatment and hazardous materials management.
FLYING Men are working flat out to collect the carcasses for delivery to a bio-safety disposal facility
New Delhi, Mar 11 ( ANI ): Agriculture and Food Processing Minister Sharad Pawar introduced the Agricultural Bio-Safety Bill-2013 in the Lok Sabha today.
The meeting will also discuss the bio-safety for the mutations enhancement technologies and awareness of society.
He said "opposition to the GM technology by international NGOs shows no sign of slackening, but in this challenging environment, policy makers have been making good progress in trying to create effective communication and bio-safety advocacy strategies, the two big challenges facing public acceptance and adoption of GM crops in Africa.
Other topics include the use of genetic engineering to produce robust natural enemies and more virulent strains of entomopathogenic microbes, the bio-safety of food derived from these plants, the detection of transgenes in food, and sustainable crop production.
The creation of seed monopolies is based on the deregulation of seed corporations, including giving them oversight over bio-safety.
The Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR), which had been spearheading the campaign to secure the project's approval, lauded the government's decision, saying it was testimony South Africa had robust bio-safety laws.